Sharp Aquos R9 launched with Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 and 240Hz refresh rate display

Sharp Aquos R9 Price in Nepal
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Sharp, the Japanese electronics brand has launched a new smartphone, Sharp Aquos R9. Sitting in the premium midrange category, the Aqous R9 boasts some impressive specs such as a Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 chip and a 240Hz LTPO display. In this article, we’ll walk through the specs, features, and expected price of Sharp Aquos R9 in Nepal.

Sharp Aquos R9 Overview

Pro-IGZO OLED 240Hz display

One of the key USPs of the Aqous R9 is the 240Hz OLED display. It is not your normal OLED panel but a Pro-IGZO OLED panel, developed by Sharp using crystals such as indium, gallium, zinc, and oxygen. This flat display stretches 6.5 inches with an FHD+ resolution and 1500nits of peak brightness.

Sharp Aquos R9 Design and Display

Talking of the design, the phone goes for a boxy build with a flat frame. On the rear side, a circular camera module makes space for two camera lenses and an LED flash. YOu also get MIL-STD 810G certification and IP68 dust water resistance protection.

Camera

Getting to the optics, the Sharp Aquos R9 houses a dual camera setup with Leica branding on top. The primary sensor is a 50.3MP shooter with f/1.9 and OIS. It is accompanied by a 50.3MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 122 FoV and f/2.2 aperture. Upfront too, there is a 50.3MP sensor for snapping selfies and taking video calls.

Performance

Under the hood, the Sharp Aquos R9 packs a Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 chipset. This recently announced premium midrange chip is built on a 4nm process and boasts quite a punch in CPU and GPU power. After all, it features one Cortex-X4 core at 2800 MHz, four Cortex-A720 cores at 2600 MHz, and three Cortex-A520 cores at 1900 MHz. Handling the graphics here is an Adreno 732 GPU. Likewise, there is also a heat dissipation system to keep the thermals in check.

Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 3 Chipset

Sharp has paired the chip with 12GB LPDDR5X RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Software-wise, it boots on Android 14 OS.

Battery, and Others

Providing the juice on this smartphone is a 5000mAh battery. Connectivity features include 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.4, GPS and NFC.

Sharp Aquos R9 Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch Pro IGZO OLED, 2730 x 1260 pixels, 240Hz refresh rate (variable), 20 million:1 contrast ratio, HDR, 1 billion colors
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 (4nm)
  • Rear Camera: Dual (50.3MP sensor, f/1.8 + 50.3MP UW sensor, f/2.2)
  • Front Camera: 50.3MP (punch-hole cutout)
  • Memory: 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • Operating System: Android 14
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Security: Under-display fingerprint sensor

Sharp Aquos R9 Price in Nepal and Avaialbility

As of now, the pricing details of the Sharp Aquos R9 is not revealed. We will update the article as and when the pricing and availability details become available.